Distillate fuel oil consumption reached 770 '000 bpd in 2016 in Japan, according to EIA. This is 0.353 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, distillate fuel oil consumption in Japan reached an all time high of 1,299 '000 bpd in 1996 and an all time low of 725 '000 bpd in 1982. When compared to Japan's main peers, distillate fuel oil consumption in South Korea amounted to 473 '000 bpd and 3,995 '000 bpd in USA in 2016.
Japan has been ranked 4th within the group of 36 countries we follow in terms of distillate fuel oil consumption, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Distillate fuel oil is a general classification for one of the petroleum fractions produced in conventional distillation operations.